a windmill with sails and shaft carried by a cap rotating on an octagonal tower.
Discover The Influence Of Portuguese On English Via This Quiz!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following bird names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Words nearby smock mill
Origin of smock mill
First recorded in 1795–1805
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British Dictionary definitions for smock mill
a type of windmill having a revolving top
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